Giant grilled pork rice in Bangkok
We’re no strangers to supersized dishes in Bangkok these days, with all sorts of restaurants providing us with giant meals, from tom yum to ice cream sundaes. If you’re in the mood for Japanese food and think you’re up for a food challenge, head to Senban Butadon and try their 900g grilled pork rice bowl.
Senban Butadon size L
Located near National Stadium BTS, Senban Butadon has built a reputation for their giant grilled pork bowl that brings foodies from all over Bangkok here.
Their butadon (grilled pork rice bowl) is available in 3 sizes:
- S (200g Rice | 100g Pork): ฿88 (~USD3)
- M (300g Rice | 200g Pork): ฿168 (~USD5)
- L (500g Rice | 400g Pork): ฿338 (~USD10)
And of course, what we came for is the largest size.
The item was served in a colourful bowl together with 2 cups of miso soup. On top of the bowl are slices of grilled pork. Customers can choose between lean meat and a fattier cut, or have a mix of both.
After marinating overnight, the pork slices are grilled atop natural wood charcoal and seasoned with the store’s signature sauce. We recommended ordering the pork with fat to get juicy and tender meat.
Both the pork and rice are covered with the store’s signature sweet and salty sauce cooked with ingredients imported straight from Japan.
The soft-boiled egg goes very well with the rice and pork, providing a buttery texture, making each bite delicious and creamy.
You can also level up your dish by adding gooey cheese (฿20, ~USD0.60) or runny egg (฿20, ~USD0.60).
Aside from this signature, there is a wide selection of Japanese rice bowls from ฿88 (~USD3) and snacks from ฿48 (~USD1.40) to choose from.
Enjoy an authentic taste at a reasonable price
Besides the surprising portion, the taste and quality of food make Senban Butadon a good choice to enjoy delicious Japanese dishes at a decent price.
The store is located in the community centre of Suanluang Square near National Stadium BTS. Spot the Japanese red lanterns and step inside to enjoy some quality food.
Don’t hesitate to check out the area once you’re done that has a variety of dessert stores before heading back.
Senban 千万 Butadon
Address: 9 Suanluang Square Community Centre, Bantadthong Road, Wang Mai, Pathum Wan, Bangkok 10330
Opening Hours: 11AM-8PM, Daily (Closed on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of the month)
Nearest Train Station: BTS National Stadium
Telephone: +66 6 4223 5549
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